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#Ireland

# ireland - Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show BRANCHING OUT

Rubberbandits set to feature on new ITV2 game show

The duo will be providing commentary for ‘The Almost Impossible Game Show’.

From Business ETC Can you guess what Ireland’s favourite alcoholic drink is? Good Things Come Etc
From TheJournal.ie Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken Competitiveness

Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken

While there have has been big growth, there is still plenty to worry about.

# ireland - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This map of Ireland and Britain’s pubs makes for a sobering sight Beer Compass

Keith Earls nonchalantly proves he’s still got it off the kicking tee

The former St Munchin’s man is kicking like it’s 2006.

# ireland - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn’t about to change Jacket Weather

The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn’t about to change

Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.

# ireland - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 things Irish people desperately need Americans to know Top O The Morning

Irish cyclist hit with four-year suspension for anti-doping violation

Ciaran Kelly has tested positive for clenbuterol.

# ireland - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Goodbye to the Dublin that ‘was about bars with neon lights and s**t music’ Homebeat

Goodbye to the Dublin that ‘was about bars with neon lights and s**t music’

A festival called Another Love Story takes place in a stately manor in Co Meath – and its founder talked to us about what makes it different.

# ireland - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From Business ETC Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up On The Up

Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

# ireland - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This Irish pub in NYC has been named the best bar in the world Diddledy-aye No Way

This Irish pub in NYC has been named the best bar in the world

The Belfast owners shun the usual stereotypes.

From TheJournal.ie Summer in Ireland: expectation vs reality Grand Soft Day

Summer in Ireland: expectation vs reality

Bring your umbrellas, lads.

# ireland - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism Some Spot

Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism

Figures from the CSO released today have shown a 11% increase in the number of overseas visits.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe Doing Well

Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe

We place third when it comes to our share of third level graduates.

# ireland - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Joe Schmidt has signed a new contract with the IRFU

The New Zealand native will stay on as Ireland head coach until 2017.

# ireland - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people aren’t too worried about affair website getting hacked Ashley Madison

Irish people aren’t too worried about affair website getting hacked

“Life is short. Have an affair.”

From The Daily Edge 10 key differences between growing up in Ireland and growing up in America Growing Up

10 key differences between growing up in Ireland and growing up in America

It’s not quite the same, is it?

# ireland - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Sorry Ireland: ‘Red cheddar’ doesn’t really exist Cheddars Belief

Sorry Ireland: ‘Red cheddar’ doesn’t really exist

Aaand your whole life is a lie.

From TheJournal.ie 225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year Animal Testing

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year

Animals used in scientific procedures included rabbits, dogs, pigs and ferrets.

# ireland - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland Men book place in Olympic 7s rugby qualifier with third place in Lisbon

A year ago, this team didn’t exist. Next June they’ll play for the last place at Rio 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Here is how many people were born, died or got married in Ireland last year The Circle Of Life

Here is how many people were born, died or got married in Ireland last year

Last year Irish people had 25% more babies than they did in the year 2000.

Women’s 7s forced to settle for silver after securing safe passage to World Olympic repechage

Ireland came within a minute of victory in the Lisbon tournament, but were undone by late Spanish power.

# ireland - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Better bring the brolly. Today will be mixed Typical Irish Weather

Better bring the brolly. Today will be mixed

Better watch that fake tan later this evening as heavy showers are on the way.

The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle

Breifne Earley chats to The42 about his incredible achievement.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’ Bad Choices

‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# ireland - Friday 17 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Thuggery disguised as protest’: Why are so many people against Uber? Carpooling This post contains videos

‘Thuggery disguised as protest’: Why are so many people against Uber?

Several European countries have tried to ban the app, but where does Ireland stand?

# ireland - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars India

Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars

Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.

# ireland - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Penneys ‘urgently investigating’ claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother Vacate The Premises

Penneys ‘urgently investigating’ claims security guard took baby from breastfeeding mother

The security guard, according to the woman, forcibly removed the baby from her breast.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences Dangerous Driving

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

# ireland - Monday 13 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most enjoyable Twitter reactions to Eircode Eircode

10 of the most enjoyable Twitter reactions to Eircode

People are RIPPING into it.

‘Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been’

The Belfast native fights Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez on 18 July.

# ireland - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Camino de Santiago is coming back to Dublin after almost 800 years

The Camino de Santiago is coming back to Dublin after almost 800 years

The Camino Information Centre next to the historical starting point at St James Gate.

# ireland - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Dublin’s new mayor, the passing of a Ros na Rún actor and a new political grouping had people talking today.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is basically the European champion of tea drinking* The Tea Polls

Ireland is basically the European champion of tea drinking*

*When it comes to having it as a caffeine source anyway.

# ireland - Friday 10 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise Drowning This post contains videos

Have you ever done this? This hard-hitting ad will make you think otherwise

Last year, 55 people died by accidental drowning in Irish waterways.

From TheJournal.ie This man is still testing An Post and they’re coming up trumps Return To Sender

This man is still testing An Post and they’re coming up trumps

An Post managed to deliver knitted post. Knitted post?

# ireland - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Twitter interaction between two Dublin men contains the freakiest coincidence… Spooky
From TheJournal.ie Tell your auntie in Chicago! There’s a simple new way to trace your Irish roots Who Do You Think You Are

Tell your auntie in Chicago! There’s a simple new way to trace your Irish roots

Over 1,086 parish records are now available online and access is free.

# ireland - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Chris O’Dowd’s secrets and the best pubs in Kilkenny: the team behind Song of the Sea tell all Song Of The Sea

Chris O’Dowd’s secrets and the best pubs in Kilkenny: the team behind Song of the Sea tell all

Their nickname for Brendan Gleeson is quite something.

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